It’s President’s Day, so it’s time to watch the traditional celebratory video: For all you historical revisionist, theocratic Christian Dominionist Tea Partiers out there, here’s “I Heard George Washington Weeping”. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Thoughts on Style, Dignity, and Virtuous Self-Formation

David Brooks’s recent NY Times article is rather eloquent on our first president’s attempts to shape his inner man through adherence to a rigid code for outward behavior.  I personally in general inclined to interpret moralities most fundamentally as codes of discipline, whether they be culturally enforced or personally adopted as a deliberate tool for [Read More...]